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From The42 'We're told we need a massive chest and washboard abs': The rise of steroids - and the unspoken dangers Hpra

'We're told we need a massive chest and washboard abs': The rise of steroids - and the unspoken dangers

Experts explain why using unprescribed drugs to get ‘the perfect body’ can cause serious health problems.

From TheJournal.ie Teenage 'fussy eater' left blind by poor diet Eat Your Greens

Teenage 'fussy eater' left blind by poor diet

The boy’s diet consisted of French fries, Pringles, white bread, processed ham slices and sausages.

From TheJournal.ie More than 6,600 primary school students to receive hot meals at lunch from next month Nutrition

More than 6,600 primary school students to receive hot meals at lunch from next month

36 schools have been chosen to participate in the new pilot project.

From TheJournal.ie 'A hidden problem': Up to half of food provided to patients in Irish hospitals is not eaten Food Waste

'A hidden problem': Up to half of food provided to patients in Irish hospitals is not eaten

The HSE said it is working to implement guidelines in hospitals to address food waste.

'Food and mood go hand-in-hand': Fuelling Ireland's World Cup bid

IRFU performance nutritionist Ruth Wood-Martin is travelling to her third World Cup, and she brings us inside preparations for Japan.

From TheJournal.ie WHO warns commercial baby foods contain too much sugar Nutrition

WHO warns commercial baby foods contain too much sugar

In around half of products examined, more than 30% of the calories in them were from total sugars.

From TheJournal.ie Fast-food kids' meals have less energy, fat, and salt than full-service restaurants - study Food For Thought

Fast-food kids' meals have less energy, fat, and salt than full-service restaurants - study

Meal deal options, although cheaper, can exceed dietary recommendations when compared to a single kid’s main course.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Prevention is better than cure so there is no point in taxing vitamins Opinion

Opinion: Prevention is better than cure so there is no point in taxing vitamins

Those people who mind their health and take supplements save the state money by needing less healthcare writes Ciara Wright.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: You might need to simplify your child's lunch so they actually eat it Opinion

Opinion: You might need to simplify your child's lunch so they actually eat it

A white bread sandwich in the belly is better than a vegan curry in the bin, writes Mary McCarthy.

From The42 From 'feeding the hunger' of the All-Ireland champions to gunning for her own basketball glory Nutrikate

From 'feeding the hunger' of the All-Ireland champions to gunning for her own basketball glory

Dublin LGFA and Longford GAA nutritionist Kate McDaid leads an extremely busy life.

From TheJournal.ie Indigestion at Christmas time - that is your stomach crying out for a break Opinion

Indigestion at Christmas time - that is your stomach crying out for a break

Use of indigestion medication can lead to deficiencies in minerals and vitamins and could start a vicious cycle. Heed the warning signs and try improving your diet instead, writes Ciara Wright.

From TheJournal.ie From the Garden: Leeks don't get the recognition they deserve Column

From the Garden: Leeks don't get the recognition they deserve

Leeks often don’t grab the health headlines the way their allium cousins – garlic and onions do. But they contain most of the same flavonoids and sulfur-containing nutrients, writes Michael Kelly.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: 'Eating this mineral in pregnancy - and before conception - can boost how your child's brain develops' Opinion

Opinion: 'Eating this mineral in pregnancy - and before conception - can boost how your child's brain develops'

The evidence is very clear and yet we are among the countries in the world that is most deficient in this mineral, writes

From The42 5 problems that most people face when they start a new fitness programme Checklist

5 problems that most people face when they start a new fitness programme

David Last talks us through some frequent traits when it comes to mobility, movement and nutrition.

From TheJournal.ie Celebrity-endorsed fad diets 'can do real damage to cancer patients' Nutrition

Celebrity-endorsed fad diets 'can do real damage to cancer patients'

The Irish Cancer Society wants to debunk some of the myths that exist around cancer.

From TheJournal.ie In the garden: How to fight back (nicely) against the caterpillars eating your plants GIY

In the garden: How to fight back (nicely) against the caterpillars eating your plants

Growing brassicas like kale or cauliflower is basically a war between you and the creatures that want to eat the plants, writes Michael Kelly of GIY.ie.

From The42 The sports nutrition powering top teams (and how to use it yourself) Healthy Eating

The sports nutrition powering top teams (and how to use it yourself)

Dr Crionna Tobin explains how inter-county sides have evolved, and gives readers advice that they can apply to their own training.

From The42 Looking for a healthy snack? These blueberry recovery scones are perfect Follow Nutrition

Looking for a healthy snack? These blueberry recovery scones are perfect

Ideal for post-workout recovery.

From The42 This sweet potato lasagne is ideal as a post-session recovery meal Nutrition

This sweet potato lasagne is ideal as a post-session recovery meal

Guaranteed to hit the spot.

From The42 'When I played for Munster, I brought bolognese on the plane instead of the processed food' Follow Fitness

'When I played for Munster, I brought bolognese on the plane instead of the processed food'

Jonny Holland offers his advice on how to maintain a balanced diet while also enjoying yourself on holiday this summer.

From The42 Stuck for time in the morning? This 5 ingredient smoothie will set you right Recipes

Stuck for time in the morning? This 5 ingredient smoothie will set you right

It can be hard to find the time to squeeze breakfast in, but this will help.

From The42 'Rugby wasn't always my first love, but when I knew... I knew' Follow Fitness

'Rugby wasn't always my first love, but when I knew... I knew'

In the first of his new weekly columns for The42, Jonny Holland talks about his love of sport and fitness.

From The42 Kale, pumpkin and spinach - the so-called superfoods you should be eating more of Nutrition
From The42 Follow Fitness: Check out The42's new series tracking three very different fitness journeys Fitness

Follow Fitness: Check out The42's new series tracking three very different fitness journeys

Today The42 launches a new kind of fitness content.

From The42 3 simple recipe ideas for on-the-go protein snacks Fitness

3 simple recipe ideas for on-the-go protein snacks

Personal trainer David Last provides some inspiration on ways to ensure you’re hitting your daily protein targets.

From TheJournal.ie A low-calorie diet with meat could reduce heart attack risk just as much as a vegetarian one Heart Health

A low-calorie diet with meat could reduce heart attack risk just as much as a vegetarian one

New research into the effetive of nutrition on heart health has been published.

From TheJournal.ie The new sugar tax: Has the government gone far enough? Column

The new sugar tax: Has the government gone far enough?

The new tax should be seen as a welcome first step and perhaps it will ignite an attitude change, writes Ciara Wright.

From The42 Before, during and after! 5 key nutrition tips to consider for the marathon Expert View

Before, during and after! 5 key nutrition tips to consider for the marathon

Dr Crionna Tobin shares her expertise with The42 ahead of Sunday’s Dublin City Marathon.

From The42 The42 recipe book: Quick, easy and nutritious broccoli and apple salad Nutrition
From The42 How important is protein in our diets and how much should I be consuming? Fitness

How important is protein in our diets and how much should I be consuming?

It is involved in so many different functions and processes in the body.

From The42 The42 recipe book: High-protein spinach and goats cheese frittata Nutrition

The42 recipe book: High-protein spinach and goats cheese frittata

Quick, easy and perfect for a post-gym meal.

From TheJournal.ie 9 things I wish I'd known about breastfeeding Whenever Wherever

9 things I wish I'd known about breastfeeding

Turns out the things I’d learned from TV sitcoms weren’t true, writes Chrissie Russell.

Living a life immersed in fitness while edging Clontarf towards further club glory

Clontarf’s Royce Burke-Flynn spoke to The42 about club rugby and splitting his day job between Crossfit and personal training.

From The42 The best thing to eat before and after you exercise, according to the physiologist behind the viral 7-minute workout Nutrition
From The42 Chocolate protein balls and paleo bars - Easter treat recipes for the fitness fanatics Fitness

Chocolate protein balls and paleo bars - Easter treat recipes for the fitness fanatics

Personal trainer David Last shares two of his favourite recipes.

From The42 Nutrition Q&A: We put your questions to one of the country's leading sports nutritionists Nutrition
From TheJournal.ie Ten-a-day? 'How to sneak in more veg without feeling you're living on rabbit food' Read Me

Ten-a-day? 'How to sneak in more veg without feeling you're living on rabbit food'

Any increase in the amount of veggies you’re eating will stand to you, writes nutritionist Ciara Wright.

From The42 What is whey protein and do we need it in our diets? Nutrition

What is whey protein and do we need it in our diets?

Your first port of call for protein should be from real food sources and not supplements, writes David Last.

From The42 'It's not just about physical fitness, it's about mental fitness': Anna Geary Fitness

'It's not just about physical fitness, it's about mental fitness': Anna Geary

The former Cork captain on fitness, nutrition and her life since stepping away from the inter-county scene.

From The42 Stuck for healthy snack inspiration? Try these 3 quick and easy recipes to keep hunger at bay Nutrition

Stuck for healthy snack inspiration? Try these 3 quick and easy recipes to keep hunger at bay

The only real difference between a snack and a whole meal should be portion size; it should still have a good balance of protein, carbs and fats, writes Sarah Cremen.

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